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Coat of Arms of Sir John St.John, 1st Bart., St. Mary's Lydiard Tregoze, 1633

Coat of Arms of Sir John St.John, 1st Bart., St. Mary's Lydiard Tregoze, 1633
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Carved Coat of Arms belonging to Sir John St. John,1st Bart (d. 1648) on the south face of St, Mary's Church, immediately above the entrance door to the St.John Chapel.

The entrance which faces Lydiard House, was used by the St. John family to enter the building. Sir John St.John was responsible for expanding the South Chapel as part of enlargements to the building as well as the great series of early 17th century family monuments for which the church is famous.

Year:
1633
Type:
Sculpture
Location:
Above entrance to St.John Chapel
Owner:
St. Mary's Church, Lydiard Tregoze
Copyright:
Friends of Lydiard Park
Credit:
T. Cooper-Tydeman
Last updated on:
Wednesday 8th September 2021

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Monument to Sir John St.John,1st Bt, by Samuel Baldwin, 1634
Monument to Sir John St.John,1st Bt, by Samuel Baldwin, 1634

Marble monument erected by Sir John St.John (d1648...

Sir John St John (1585-1648), 1st baronet by Cornelius Johnson
Sir John St John (1585-1648), 1st baronet by Cornelius Johnson

Medium - oil on boardMeasurements - H 78 x W 62 cm...